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At the height of the morning arrival to the school, a fire truck suddenly roared up Virginia from the west, sirens blaring. I made sure the children did not attempt to cross Ponce De Leon Terrace (especially since the pedestrian light was red anyway!). As the fire truck sped up Virginia past the school, its ...

Visitors to the Inman lobby were given a treat early on Friday, March 31, when they were unexpectedly arrested by a glorious sound

Virginia-Highland Civic Association President, Jenifer Keenan, has sent a letter on behalf of VHCA to Renew Atlanta and members of City Council in support of the proposed Monroe road diet. 

When Chelsea and Kris saw that Stanton Home Furnishings was moving out, they jumped at the chance to open a shop in this vibrant section of Virginia-Highland.

David T Howard School Opening in July, 2020 to replace Inman Middle School; many other cluster changes coming, too, including new athletic complex

Renew Atlanta extends deadline for comments to March 29. On Monday, March 14th, the VCHA Board unanimously voted to support the Monroe Road Diet and to submit a letter to Renew Atlanta and City Council in support of the Road Diet. Meanwhile, Renew Atlanta has extended to March 29 the deadline to submit comments on the ...

On Wednesday, March 8th, residents were treated to lively discussion with representatives from the Atlanta Police Department. Deputy Chief Tim Quiller, Community Services Division Commander and Major Marisha Shepherd, Community Oriented Policing Section Commander, were joined by Majors Timothy Peek and James Shaw who command Zone 6 and Zone 2 respectively. Also represented were the ...

by Robin Ragland The last-ever Morningside Mile will be run at noon on Sunday, March 26. Help make it the fundraiser that pushes the fundraising campaign over the finish line! We are $15,000 from reaching our goal of $120,000for the restoration of our Fire Station 19. The finish line is in sight, but we can’t get ...

by David Brandenberger, VHCA Board Member and Chair of the Parks Committee The VHCA Parks Committee is happy to announce that our next volunteer work day for Parks will happen the morning of Saturday, March 11th at 9:00 am at John Howell Park. The goal will be to do general debris clean-up and routine maintenance–with a particular ...

The agenda for the March 13 General and Board Meeting of the Virginia-Highland Civic Association has been published and may be found under the VAHI-About VHCA Meetings tab of the website. The public is invited to attend.

by Kay Stephenson, VHCA Vice President Do you have something to share with the Virginia-Highland Community? We want the VHCA web page and our other media platforms to be Information Central for the neighborhood and beyond. You might have noticed that recently we have been adding many more events to the VHCA Calendar on the right-hand side ...

The minutes for the monthly Civic Association Board/General meeting for February 13, 2017 have been posted and may be found under the VAHI  – Meeting Minutes tab.

By Rob Glancy The Sixth Annual Intown Ten 10K and 5K Road Races are coming up on Sunday March 5, 2017. New this year we have added a USATF certified 5K that will start one hour before the 10K.  We like to call it the Intown Ten “Lite”. I started the Intown Ten for similar reasons that ...

By Eleanor Barrineau, VHCA Safety Chair Public safety continues to be a high priority for Virginia-Highland residents. On Saturday, March 4th at 10 am at Church of Our Saviour (N. Highland at Los Angeles), come and hear from experts about how the Atlanta Police Department (APD) is using cameras to fight crime, and participate in a ...

by Kay Stephenson This race has been run in Virginia-Highland for at least 30 years – we are a little fuzzy on the date, but it was sometime between 1985 and 1987. Ed Williams, who has managed our race for many years, started the Virginia-Highland Track Club in 1984. That group organized a few St. Patrick’s ...